A Bookkeeper, Payroll earns an average wage of $14.98 per hour. A skill in ADP Payroll System is associated with high pay for this job.
Bookkeeper, Payroll Total Pay (?
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$24,575 - $51,014
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MEDIAN: $36,333
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Bookkeeper, Payroll Total Pay (?
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$10.23 - $21.77
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,575 - $51,014  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,471  
Profit Sharing
$482.49 - $4,461  
Commission
$0.00 - $3,020  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,625 - $48,712  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,910
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.23 - $21.77  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $32.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,471  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,020  
Profit Sharing
$482.49 - $4,461  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,625 - $48,712  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,910
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Job Description for Bookkeeper, Payroll
Larger companies frequently have a specialized accountant employed as a payroll bookkeeper. This payroll specialist ensures everyone working for the company - from salaried managers to hourly employees - are paid accurately and in a timely manner. This person ensures that all payroll deductions are properly assessed and helps maintain their organization's payroll bookkeeping records, so they are kept up to date and comply with federal and state regulations.
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Bookkeeper, Payroll Tasks
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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$33,000
Pittsburgh
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries

National Average
$33,000

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries

Bookkeeping
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National Average
$33,000
Quickbooks
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Accounts Receivable
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Gender
Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 48%
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